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2038295 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2011-07-27 15:53:48.0 UTC 2011-07-27T11:53:48.000-04:00 content/gov-rick-scott-appoints-defeated-jacksonville-mayoral-candidate-mike-hogan-state-commission published 2011-07-27 16:38:32.0 UTC 2011-07-27T12:38:32.000-04:00 drupal 110042 Gov. Rick Scott found a new gig for Mike Hogan, a former Republican state representative and Duval County tax collector who lost his bid for Jacksonville mayor in May. Hogan will be chairman of the Public Employees Relations Commission through Jan. 1, 2012. The commission is charged with preventing disruptions to public services by settling labor disputes. Hogan won endorsements from Scott and the First Coast Tea Party but Democrat Alvin Brown won the race. Scott also appointed previous commission member and attorney Donna Poole of Tallahassee on Wednesday. She is the wife of Van Poole, a wellknown lobbyist, former state senator and former chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Here's the release: Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointments of Joseph “Mike” Hogan and Donna M. Poole to the Public Employees Relations Commission. Hogan, 61, of Jacksonville, served as the Duval County Tax Collector from 2003 to 2011. In 2008, he was appointed to serve on the statewide constitutional Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission, which was charged with examining the state budget process, revenue needs, and expenditure processes through the year 2028. Previously, he served as a Florida state representative from 2000 to 2003 and a city councilman for the city of Jacksonville from 1991 to 1999. Hogan was also employed by AT&T for 25 years as a human resources specialist and labor relations manager. As labor relations manager, he handled union grievances, arbitrations, and was responsible for assisting and training all managers regarding labor issues. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida. Hogan succeeds Stephanie Williams Ray as Chair and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2011, and ending January 1, 2012. Poole, 55, of Tallahassee, has been a self-employed labor law attorney since 2009. Previously, she practiced in the private sector with a focus on civil litigation from 1981 to 1987 and served as general counsel to the Florida Department of Labor from 1987 to 1988. Poole served as a Public Employee Relations Commissioner from 1988 to 1990, as well as in 1997. She then served as chair of the Public Employees Relations Commission from 1999 to 2008. From 1990 to 1996, Poole and her husband owned and operated four Blockbuster Video stores in the Tallahassee/Thomasville area. She received her bachelor’s and law degrees from Florida State University. She succeeds Jessica Varn and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2011, and ending January 1, 2014. KatieSanders the-buzz-florida-politics Gov. Rick Scott appoints defeated Jacksonville mayoral candidate Mike Hogan to state commission templatedata/tampabaytimes/BlogArticle/data/the-buzz-florida-politics/2011/07/27/110042-gov-rick-scott-appoints-defeated-jacksonville-mayoral-candidate-mike-hogan- BlogArticle Gov. Rick Scott found a new gig for Mike Hogan, a former Republican state representative and Duval County tax collector who lost his bid for Jacksonville mayor in May.KatieSanders 1068022 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-10-25 12:54:18.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:54:18.000-04:00 katie-sanders published Katie Sanders <p>Katie Sanders is deputy editor of <a href="http://www.politifact.com/">PolitiFact</a>, the nonpartisan website founded by the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i> to fact-check politicians and public leaders. Read stories she edits and writes <a href="http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/staff/katie-sanders/">here.</a></p><p>Before moving into that role, she was a staff writer for <a href="http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/">PunditFact</a> , a website created by the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i> and Poynter Institute to fact-check talking heads.</p><p>She previously reported on state politics and government for <a href="http://www.politifact.com/florida/">PolitiFact Florida</a> from the <i>Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald</i> Tallahassee bureau and on breaking news for the <i>Times</i> in St. Petersburg.</p><p>Before joining the <i>Times</i>, she interned at <i>The St. Augustine Record</i> and <i>National Journal's CongressDaily </i>in Washington, D.C.</p><p>She earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and English from the University of Florida. She lives in St. Petersburg with T.J., her husband, and Minnow, their dog.</p> PolitiFact Deputy Editor writers DTI 58932140 Katie Sanders is deputy editor of PolitiFact, the nonpartisan website founded by the Tampa Bay Times to fact-check politicians and public leaders. Read stories she edits and writes here. Before moving into that role, she was a staff writer for PunditFact , a website created by the Tampa Bay Times and Poynter Institute to fact-check talking heads. She previously reported on state politics and government for PolitiFact Florida from the Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald Tallahassee bureau and on breaking news for the Times in St. Petersburg. Before joining the Times, she interned at The St. Augustine Record and National Journal's CongressDaily in Washington, D.C. She earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and English from the University of Florida. She lives in St. Petersburg with T.J., her husband, and Minnow, their dog. <p>Phone: (727) 893-8037</p><p>Email: <a href="mailto:ksanders@tampabay.com">ksanders@tampabay.com</a></p><p>Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/katielsanders">@KatieLSanders</a></p><p>Blog: <a href="http://blogs.tampabay.com/blogs/divas">Deal Divas</a></p><p>Website: <a href="http://www.politifact.com/">PolitiFact</a><br /><br /></p> 1 Katie Sanders new sig mug. [EVE EDELHEIT | Times] /resources/images/dti/2016/04/500434654_17090306.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/AuthorProfile/data/58932140-katie-sanders AuthorProfile 2012-10-25 12:54:18.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:54:18.000-04:00 2265856 2016-02-18 14:56:06.0 UTC 6 Months Ago florida-senate-confirms-10-agency-heads-appointed-by-gov-rick-scott the-buzz-florida-politics Florida Senate confirms 10 agency heads appointed by Gov. Rick Scott BlogArticle 2270677 2016-03-24 21:37:30.0 UTC 5 Months Ago gov-rick-scott-appoints-3-to-usf-board-of-trustees the-buzz-florida-politics Gov. Rick Scott appoints 3 to USF board of trustees BlogArticle 2271175 2016-03-29 20:47:33.0 UTC 5 Months Ago gov-rick-scott-and-cabinet-deadlock-on-insurance-commissioner-delay the-buzz-florida-politics Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet deadlock on insurance commissioner, delay appointment BlogArticle <p><strong>Gov. Rick Scott </strong>found a new gig for <strong>Mike Hogan,&nbsp;</strong>a former&nbsp;Republican state representative and Duval County tax collector who lost his bid for Jacksonville mayor in May.</p> <p>Hogan will be chairman of the Public Employees Relations Commission through Jan. 1, 2012. The commission is charged with preventing disruptions to public services by settling labor disputes.</p> <p>Hogan won endorsements from Scott and the First Coast Tea Party but Democrat <strong>Alvin Brown</strong> won the race.</p> <p>Scott also appointed previous commission member and attorney <strong>Donna Poole</strong> of Tallahassee on Wednesday. She is the wife of <strong>Van Poole</strong>, a wellknown lobbyist, former state senator and former chairman of the Republican Party of Florida.</p> <p>Here's the release:</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" class="MsoBodyTextIndent"><b><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Tallahassee, Fla. – </span></b><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointments of Joseph “Mike” Hogan and Donna M. Poole to the Public Employees Relations Commission.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" class="MsoBodyTextIndent">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" class="MsoBodyTextIndent"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Hogan, 61, of Jacksonville, served as the Duval County Tax Collector from 2003 to 2011. In 2008, he was appointed to serve on the statewide constitutional Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission, which was charged with examining the state budget process, revenue needs, and expenditure processes through the year 2028.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Previously, he served as a Florida state representative from 2000 to 2003 and a city councilman for the city of Jacksonville from 1991 to 1999. Hogan was also employed by AT&amp;T for 25 years as a human resources specialist and labor relations manager. As labor relations manager, he handled union grievances, arbitrations, and was responsible for assisting and training all managers regarding labor issues. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida. </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Hogan succeeds Stephanie Williams Ray as Chair and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2011, and ending January 1, 2012.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Poole, 55, of Tallahassee, has been a self-employed labor law attorney since 2009. Previously, she practiced in the private sector with a focus on civil litigation from 1981 to 1987 and served as general counsel to the Florida Department of Labor from 1987 to 1988. Poole served as a Public Employee Relations Commissioner from 1988 to 1990, as well as in 1997. She then served as chair of the Public Employees Relations Commission from 1999 to 2008. From 1990 to 1996, Poole and her husband owned and operated four Blockbuster Video stores in the Tallahassee/Thomasville area. She received her bachelor’s and law degrees from Florida State University. </span><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><br /> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">She succeeds Jessica Varn and is appointed for a term beginning July 27, 2011, and ending January 1, 2014.</span><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><br /> </span></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:50:35